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Davies, Isaac (Birkenhead), manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSIDBIRK

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Isaac Davies (Birkenhead) Manuscripts

Short Title: Davies, Isaac (Birkenhead), manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1878-1930

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 21 volumes

Name of creator(s): Isaac Davies; and others.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Isaac Davies, of Birkenhead, served as secretary of the National Eisteddfod held at Liverpool in 1929 and of the Sir Owen M. Edwards Memorial Fund.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Manuscripts and papers of Isaac Davies, Birkenhead comprising minute books, 1896-1900, of the committee of 'Eisteddfod Gwŷr Ieuangc Birkenhead'; prize-winning competition entries submitted to the Birkenhead National Eisteddfod of 1878; nine volumes of minute books, 1927-1929, relating to the National Eisteddfod held at Liverpool in 1929; and correspondence, subscription lists and statistics, 1929-1930, relating to the Sir Owen M. Edwards Memorial Fund.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh.

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 6474-6477, 9728-9744.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library. = Disgwylir i ddarllenwyr sydd am ddefnyddio papurau modern yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru gydymffurfio â Deddf Gwarchod Data 1998 yng nghyd-destun unrhyw brosesu ganddynt o ddata personol a gasglwyd o gofnodion modern sydd ar gadw yn y Llyfrgell. Nodir y manylion yn yr wybodaeth a roddir wrth wneud cais am Docyn Darllen.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volumes II (Aberystwyth, 1951), p. 183 & III (Aberystwyth, 1961), p. 166.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: NLW MSS 6474-6477 were presented by Isaac Davies of Birkenhead in 1929; NLW MSS 9728-9744 were presented by Isaac Davies of Birkenhead in 1931.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also J. W. Jones (1) No. 1201, which contains letters, 1931, 1933, from Isaac Davies relating to the O. M. Edwards Memorial Fund.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on contents. Formerly Isaac Davies (Birkenhead) MSS 1-4 and Isaac Davies MSS 1-17.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Bethan Ifan for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifan. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volumes II (Aberystwyth, 1951) & III (Aberystwyth, 1961).

Rules or conventions: Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2008 & May 2011


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Davies, Isaac, | Birkenhead | Archives

Personal names
Davies , Isaac

Corporate names
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru | (1929 : | Liverpool, England)

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